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Meaning of ENFEEBLE

Pronunciation:  en'feebul

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  make weak; "Life in the camp drained him"

ENFEEBLE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: debilitate, drain
 See Also: emaciate, macerate, waste, weaken



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*fee"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfeebled}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Enfeebling}.] [OF. enfeblir, enfeiblir; pref. en- (L.
in) + feble, F. faible, feeble. See {Feeble}.]
To make feeble; to deprive of strength; to reduce the
strength or force of; to weaken; to debilitate.

      Enfeebled by scanty subsistence and excessive toil.

Syn: To weaken; debilitate; enervate.

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